polyhedron

noun poly·he·dron \ ˌpä-lē-ˈhē-drən \

Definition of polyhedron

plural polyhedrons or polyhedra play \-drə\
:a solid formed by plane faces

polyhedral

play \-drəl\ adjective

Recent Examples of polyhedron from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'polyhedron.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Illustration of polyhedron

Origin and Etymology of polyhedron

New Latin


Learn More about polyhedron


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up polyhedron? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

cautious about doing something

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Forms of Government Quiz

  • knupfer-painting-solon-before-croesus
  • A gerontocracy is rule by:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!